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Healthy lands means healthy water By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – September 19, 2019 Protecting our lands is critical to keeping our waters clean and healthy. Actions taken on land, for instance, paving a parking lot, spraying pesticides … Continue reading

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Convening a watershed to save a national treasure By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – March 28, 2019 Here at the Chesapeake Bay Program, we are proud to play the lead role in bringing everyone together that has a … Continue reading

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Clean Water Act: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Under Threat National Aquarium – March 22, 2019 The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States with more than 18 million people and 2,700 species calling its watershed home. Throughout its … Continue reading

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Bay Foundation grades health of the Chesapeake Bay a D+ By Rachel Felver – Chesapeake Bay Program – January 8, 2019 The first assessment of Bay health in 2019 shows mixed results. In the biennial “State of the Bay” report, … Continue reading

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After Decades of Effort, the Chesapeake Bay is Turning Around By Evan Lubofsky – Hakai Magazine – August 1, 2018 Complex. Mottled. Imperiled. Screwed. These are just some of the words scientists scrawled on cocktail napkins at a dinner in … Continue reading

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The Scientist Who Reads a Lost History in the Mud  By Ann Finkbeiner – Hakai Magazine – November 1, 2017 – Video “Let’s drive to Soldiers Delight,” says Grace Brush. So out we go up Baltimore’s treeless Reisterstown Road and down county … Continue reading

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A Hard Shore Is a Dead Shore By Amorina Kingdon – Hakai Magazine – October 16, 2017 The land beneath Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, is sinking. Couple that with climate change, and the sea level … Continue reading

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VIDEO: In Chesapeake Bay cleanup, a larger ecosystem at stake By Julia Wall, Logan Jaffee and Guglielmo Mattiol – The New York Times-The Daily 360 – April 11, 2017 – Video To view video, click here.  

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Mud, Shuck, and Spat By Andrew David Thaler – Hakai Magazine – March 15, 2016 “No one has killed anyone since 1958,” says Martin Gary, head of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, looking out at a roomful of fishermen, aquaculturists, conservationists, … Continue reading

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Connecting diverse communities and groups helps strengthen our collective watershed work Chesapeake Bay Program – October 1, 2015 For ten years, individuals and groups from around the Chesapeake Bay region have been invited to connect with and learn from one … Continue reading

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